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Does 70% alcohol hand sanitizer kill viruses while it's still wet? Does it have to dry to kill them?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Wet

A dried out sanitizer or alcohol swab loses its power to kill viruses or bacteria.

In brief: Wet

A dried out sanitizer or alcohol swab loses its power to kill viruses or bacteria.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: While still wet

It kills germs while still wet

In brief: While still wet

It kills germs while still wet
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